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Sadat, Anwar (el-) 1918-81; president of Egypt (1970-81): assassinated
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, Anwar el- 1918-1981.
Egyptian politician. President of Egypt (1970-1981), he shared the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin for negotiations that led to a 1979 peace treaty. Sadat was assassinated by Islamic fundamentalists.